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Subject: Internship at Tate Britain

Internship at Tate Britain

From: Stephen Hackney <stephen.hackney>
Date: Friday, May 18, 2001
Paintings Conservation Internship
Tate, London, England

Tate in London houses the national collection of British and Modern
international art.  The aim of the Gallery is to increase public
awareness, understanding and appreciation of British Painting from
the 16th Century to the present day and of 20th century
international painting and sculpture.

Tate is offering a work experience placement beginning in September
2001 for 12 months, funded by the Samuel H. Kress Foundation.  The
successful applicant will assist with the examination, treatment and
documentation of the Collection wanted for display and loan.  This
will include the condition checking and preparation  of paintings
for the internationally touring exhibition "Exposed" opening at Tate
Britain in 2001.

Applicants must be a citizen of the USA, eligible to obtain a United
Kingdom work experience permit (WP2), and have a Masters Degree in
Art Conservation. The internship stipend is $18,000 paid in pounds
sterling at monthly intervals, plus an additional $2,000 for travel.

Additional information, work description and scope of position can
be obtained from our conservation administrator. Those who would
like to be considered for this placement will be required to forward
a cover letter, curriculum vitae, 3 letters of recommendation, and 3
sample treatment reports of their practical work by  June 22nd 2001

    Carole Towers
    Conservation Department Administrator
    Tate Britain
    Millbank, London SW1P 4RG
    United Kingdom
    +44 20 7887 8630
    Fax: +44 20 7887 8059
    carole.towers [at] tate__org__uk

All short listed candidates will be interviewed by telephone if
possible during the week of July 9th.

                  Conservation DistList Instance 14:63
                   Distributed: Tuesday, May 22, 2001
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Received on Friday, 18 May, 2001

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